The George Institute For Global Health
United Kingdom

Evidence Syntheses Specialist (3 positions)

Type of career: 
New Delhi
Application close date: 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Receive rapid review requests from various health systems actors and discuss with them on an a final agreed upon rapid evidence syntheses product with timelines
  • Conduct rapid evidence syntheses of appropriate quality to deliver rapid review products as per timelines
  • Present products in different formats to different stakeholders
  • Disseminate ERESU products in various formats
  • Conduct training activities on rapid evidence syntheses
  • Organise and conduct dissemination events, including liaising with various stakeholders for the purpose
  • Support to Advocacy of ERESU and its products in different fora and with various stakeholders
  • Contribute to peer-reviewed publications
  • Contribute to development and implementation of  strategic document on sustainability of ERESU
  • Contribute to development  and implementation of process evaluation of the ERESU
  • Conduct methodological research on the domain of rapid evidence syntheses and knowledge translation
  • Identify and document best practices and innovations within ERESU
  • Undertake such other assignments, which may be assigned by from time to time by the ERESU leads

Skills, Knowledge and Experience


  • Post graduate degree in public health/ health systems/ health policy / public policy / community medicine. Candidates with Medical Council of India’s (MCI) recognised DPH degree are also eligible to apply*
  • 1-3 years of work experience*
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct systematic reviews and meta-analyses / qualitative evidence syntheses / cost-effectiveness systematic reviews in the field of healthcare
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  • Familiarity/experience in health policy and systems research
  • Competent in the use of the Microsoft Office suite of products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook and the Internet
  • Experience working in multidisciplinary teams, managing relationships with external partners and engaging stakeholders, including those in government

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well flexibly, i.e. independently and engaging with research teams


  • Peer-reviewed publications on systematic reviews
  • Demonstrated experience of conducting rapid systematic reviews of any genre
  • Experience in training / conducting workshops on research methods / evidence syntheses
  • Demonstrated experience of conducting health policy and systems relevant systematic reviews
  • Demonstrated ability of working in multi-disciplinary teams , including international collaborators with tight deadlines

*Formal educational qualification and experience could be relaxed when there is published work or whenever there is work experience of specific relevance

How to Apply: Interested candidates should send their resume to by  9th December 2018, clearly mentioning the job title in the subject.

The George Institute is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability; women; indigenous people; mature-aged adults and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.